Sep 28, 2012 7:00am PDT
government whobl that they are victims, whobl that the government has a responsibility to care for them. who believe that they're entitled. >> here to talk more about how the campaigns are spending their hundreds of millions is ad expert and vice chairman of reputation.com, howard bragman. good to see you, howard. these 47% comments nobody would disagree have been a gift to democrats. jansing and company got new numbers from visible measures. they say this next video from obama's super-pac, priorities usa, ranks number two for the week with more than a he million views. take a look. >> behind these doors mitt romney calls half the american people -- >> dependent upon government. they believe they are victims. >> victims? behind these doors middle class families struggle, and rom knee will make it tougher raising taxes by up to $2,000 to give multi-million nares a $250,000 tax break. >> do these ads right themselves? it really was a gift. >> it really was. when the history of the 2012 presidential campaign is written, the 47% remark is going to be the seminole moment. there was a journalist f
Oct 4, 2012 7:00am PDT
the idea of someone matching to govern despite the other party working against him, someone managing a tough political environment and in other words they heard a template from mitt romney doing what barack obama has failed to do in the last four years. so the fact that mitt romney got to talk about a record of bipartisanship that, yes, did produce a health care law in massachusetts, but also put massachusetts number one in the country in educational rankings, that's all to the good for mitt romney. and many americans did not process that information until last night. >> this was by most accounts, and i'm sure you heard this too, congressman, the most policy-oriented debate, maybe we've ever had. at times it was pretty wonky, especially for folks following it so closely may not know dodd frank and some of the specifics they talked about. and there's also criticism of the format, that it was a little too open-ended. do you think that voters, just in general, took away something important from this or does this format need to be scrapped and to go back to the old where the buzzer hits?